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SERIES Identifier: UAI 20.799

Accounting statements and supporting documents, [1798]-1799

Scope and Contents

This series contains financial documents and related copies and drafts of petitions, legal texts, and supporting documents created and collected by the Corporation. This series includes a copy of the General Court petition by the Committee of the Town of Cambridge responding to the Corporation's petition (UAI 20.799 Box 1, Folder 12), and a draft of a memorial by the College officers to the General Court regarding their tax exemptions (UAI 20.799 Box 1, Folder 14). Many of the documents are numbered suggesting they were collected by Professor Pearson as part of a research file on the issue.


  • [1798]-1799

Physical Description

.17 cubic feet (18 folders)

Researcher Access

The records of the Corporation relating to College tax exemptions are open for research.


.26 cubic feet (1 half legal document box)

Related Materials

Similar research materials on the College's attempt to enlarge their tax exemption are available in Series VI, Subseries C of the Papers of Eliphalet Pearson (HUM 79)


Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

Holding nearly four centuries of materials, the Harvard University Archives is the principal repository for the institutional records of Harvard University and the personal archives of Harvard faculty, as well as collections related to students, alumni, Harvard-affiliates and other associated topics. The collections document the intellectual, cultural, administrative and social life of Harvard and the influence of the University as it emerged across the globe.

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